Mean Girls Day is on October 3rd. This unofficial holiday is inspired by the 2004 movie "Mean Girls" with Lindsay Lohan. The day has grown in popularity over the years, especially on social media, where the movie has become a cult classic, prompting people to share Mean Girls memes on October 3rd, and use some of the movies more iconic quotes such as "That's so fetch!". If the day falls on a Wednesday, fans of the movie will wear pink because as we know, "On Wednesdays we wear pink."
Mean Girls is a teen movie released in 2004, starring Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, and Amanda Seyfried. The movie is a comedy that criticizes high school cliques, and how mean girl culture can be damaging to young teenage girls.
The movie became an instant pop-culture classic, and its popularity only grew with social media, where people share Mean Girls gifs, quotes, and memes on a daily basis. Part of the movie's success is due to how quotable it is. It has instantly recognizable quotes, that everyone associates with Mean Girls.
Mean Girls quotes are so famous, in fact, that they earned the movie its own holiday. October 3rd is now known as Mean Girls Day because of the famous scene that features protagonist Cady Heron (Lindsay Lohan) and her high school crush Aaron Samuels (Jonathan Bennett). In the scene, Cady narrates that “On October 3rd, he asked me what day it was.” to which she replies “It’s October 3rd."
Because this holiday is a product of many people on social media, it is hard to track its origins. But the truth is that every year thousands of posts are shared on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, celebrating October 3rd.
How to celebrate Mean Girls Day
Fans of the movie celebrate Mean Girls Day by paying homage to some of the movie's most iconic scenes.
If you want to get into the spirit of the movie, start by wearing pink, Then, get in the car to do some shopping, and don't forget to stop by Taco Bell or to pick up some cheese fries. All of this while trying to make fetch happen.
You can also gather some friends and throw a Mean Girls viewing party at your house, don't forget the snacks!